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Realities and Challenges – Mid-Career


  • Balance self-promotion & humility – Research of diverse leaders has found that many of them face the challenge of learning how to professionally promote themselves when their personal backgrounds have emphasized the virtue of humility. An Experienced Career Navigator offers tips on mastering that balancing act between self-promotion & humility. A. Gunn#4
  • Maintain confidence, esp. facing identity backlash & subordinate challenges
  • Develop multi-cultural competence
  • Practice strategic risk-taking – For many professionals who are among the numerical minority in their workplace, taking risks may seem difficult. Learning how to successfully take strategic risks—such as volunteering for a tough assignment—can help to propel your career forward. Check out the plan one Experienced Career Navigator used to help him take strategic risks in his career K. Terry